Must hear 80s songs

This is my list of must hear 80s songs. I listed 279 songs in total so far. More may be added. All of them are listed in alphabetical order by the music artist.

A Flock of Seagulls - I Ran

a-ha - Take On Me

ABBA - The Winner Takes It All

Air Supply - All Out of Love

Air Supply - Even the Nights Are Better

Air Supply - Every Woman in the World

Air Supply - Making Love Out of Nothing at All

Air Supply - Sweet Dreams

Air Supply - The One That You Love

Alannah Myles - Black Velvet

Alice Cooper - Poison

America - You Can Do Magic

Animotion - Obsession

Anthrax - Among the Living

Anthrax - Indians

Asia - Heat of the Moment

Atlantic Starr - Always

Bananarama - Cruel Summer

Bananarama - Venus

Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb - Guilty

Barbra Streisand - Memory

Barbra Streisand - Woman in Love

Belinda Carlisle - Circle in the Sand

Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is a Place on Earth

Belinda Carlisle - Mad About You

Benny Mardones - Into the Night

Berlin - Take My Breath Away

Billy Joel - It's Still Rock and Roll to Me

Billy Joel - Tell Her About It

Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen

Blondie - Call Me

Blondie - Rapture

Blondie - The Tide Is High

Bon Jovi - Livin' on a Prayer

Bonnie Tyler - Holding Out for a Hero

Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse of the Heart

Boston - Amanda

Bruce Springsteen - Dancing in the Dark

C-Bank - One More Shot

Cher - I Found Someone

Cher - If I Could Turn Back Time

Chicago - Hard to Say I'm Sorry

Chicago - You're the Inspiration

Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)

Cinderella - Nobody's Fool

Climax Blues Band - I Love You

Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Cyndi Lauper - She Bop

Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time

Daryl Hall & John Oates - Maneater

David Bowie - Let's Dance

David Bowie - Modern Love

Debbie Deb - When I Hear Music

Debbie Gibson - Foolish Beat

Debbie Gibson - Lost in Your Eyes

Debbie Gibson - Only in My Dreams

Def Leppard - Love Bites

Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

Diana Ross - I'm Coming Out

Diana Ross - Upside Down

Diana Ross & Lionel Richie - Endless Love

Donna Summer - She Works Hard for the Money

Duran Duran - Hungry Like the Wolf

Duran Duran - The Reflex

Eddie Murphy - Party All the Time

Eddie Rabbitt & Crystal Gayle - You and I

Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue

Eddy Grant - Romancing the Stone

Eddy Grant - War Party

Electric Light Orchestra - All Over the World

Electric Light Orchestra - Xanadu (feat. Olivia Newton-John)

Elton John - I Don't Wanna Go On with You Like That

Elton John - I'm Still Standing

Enya - Orinoco Flow

Europe - Carrie

Europe - The Final Countdown

Eurythmics - Here Comes the Rain Again

Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)

Eurythmics - Would I Lie to You?

Evelyn Thomas - High Energy

Exposé - Come Go with Me

Exposé - Let Me Be the One

Exposé - Point of No Return

Exposé - Seasons Change

Falco - Rock Me Amadeus

Fleetwood Mac - Hold Me

Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies

Foreigner - I Want to Know What Love Is

Foreigner - Waiting for a Girl Like You

Frank Sinatra - Theme from New York, New York

Frank Stallone - Far from Over

Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax

George Harrison - Got My Mind Set on You

George Michael - Faith

George Michael - Father Figure

George Michael - Kissing a Fool

Giggles - Love Letter

Glenn Frey - The Heat Is On

Glenn Frey - You Belong to the City

Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine - Anything for You

Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine - Can't Stay Away from You

Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine - Don't Wanna Lose You

Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine - Here We Are

Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine - Rhythm Is Gonna Get You

Greg Kihn Band - Jeopardy

Guns N' Roses - Paradise City

Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child o' Mine

Guns N' Roses - Welcome to the Jungle

Heart - Alone

Heart - These Dreams

Inner Circle - Bad Boys

Irene Cara - Fame

Irene Cara - Flashdance...What a Feeling

Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme

Janet Jackson - Control

Janet Jackson - Escapade

Janet Jackson - Livin' in a World (They Didn't Make)

Janet Jackson - Miss You Much

Janet Jackson - Nasty

Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation

Janet Jackson - What Have You Done for Me Lately

Janet Jackson - When I Think of You

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'n Roll

Jody Watley - Looking for a New Love

Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out

John Cougar - Hurts So Good

John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over

John Lennon - Nobody Told Me

John Lennon - Woman

Journey - Open Arms

Journey - Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)

Journey - Who's Crying Now

Judas Priest - Breaking the Law

Judas Priest - You've Got Another Thing Comin'

Juice Newton - Angel of the Morning

Kajagoogoo - Too Shy

Karyn White - Secret Rendezvous

Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone

Kenny Loggins - Footloose

Kenny Rogers - Lady

Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes

Kim Carnes - More Love

Kool & the Gang - Cherish

Kool & the Gang - Fresh

Kool & the Gang - Joanna

Laura Branigan - Gloria

Laura Branigan - Self Control

Leo Sayer - More Than I Can Say

Level 42 - Something About You

Lionel Richie - Hello

Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me

Lionel Richie - Truly

Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam - All Cried Out

Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam - Head to Toe

Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam - Lost in Emotion

LL Cool J - I Can Give You More

LL Cool J - I Need Love

Madonna - Borderline

Madonna - La Isla Bonita

Madonna - Like a Prayer

Madonna - Like a Virgin

MARRS - Pump Up the Volume

Marty Balin - Hearts

Mary Jane Girls - In My House

Melissa Manchester - You Should Hear How She Talks About You

Metallica - Escape

Metallica - Fade to Black

Metallica - For Whom the Bells Toll

Metallica - Trapped Under Ice

Michael Jackson - Bad

Michael Jackson - Beat It

Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Michael Jackson - Dirty Diana

Michael Jackson - Liberian Girl

Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror

Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal

Michael Jackson - Thriller

Michael Sembello - Maniac

Mike Reno & Ann Wilson - Almost Paradise (Love Theme from Footloose)

Moving Pictures - Never

Neil Diamond - America

Neil Diamond - Hello Again

Neil Diamond - I'm Alive

Neil Diamond - Love on the Rocks

Olivia Newton-John - Magic

Olivia Newton-John - Physical

Olivia Newton-John - Xanadu (with Electric Light Orchestra)

Pat Benatar - Love Is a Battlefield

Pat Benatar - We Belong

Patrick Swayze - She's Like the Wind (feat. Wendy Fraser)

Patti Austin & James Ingram - Baby, Come to Me

Patti LaBelle - New Attitude

Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald - On My Own

Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson - Say Say Say

Paula Abdul - Cold Hearted

Paula Abdul - Forever Your Girl

Paula Abdul - Straight Up

Pet Shop Boys - It's a Sin

Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls

Phil Collins & Philip Bailey - Easy Lover

Prince - Kiss

Prince - When Doves Cry

Quarterflash - Harden My Heart

Queen - Another One Bites the Dust

Queen - Play the Game

Quiet Riot - Cum On Feel the Noize

Ratt - Round and Round

REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling

REO Speedwagon - Keep On Loving You

REO Speedwagon - Take It on the Run

Rick Springfield - I've Done Everything for You

Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl

Robbie Dupree - Steal Away

Robert Palmer - Addicted to Love

Robert Palmer - I Didn't Mean to Turn You On

Roxanne Shanté - Roxanne's Revenge

Sade - Smooth Operator

Sergio Mendes - Never Gonna Let You Go

Shannon - Let the Music Play

Sheena Easton - For Your Eyes Only

Simply Red - Holding Back the Years

Simply Red - If You Don't Know Me by Now

Smokey Robinson - Being with You

Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra

Steve Perry - Oh Sherrie

Steve Winwood - While You See a Chance

Stevie Wonder - I Just Called to Say I Love You

Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover

Styx - The Best of Times

Survivor - Eye of the Tiger

Survivor - The Search Is Over

Taylor Dayne - Don't Rush Me

Taylor Dayne - I'll Always Love You

Taylor Dayne - Love Will Lead You Back

Taylor Dayne - Prove Your Love

Taylor Dayne - Tell It to My Heart

Tears for Fears - Head over Heels

Technotronic - Pump Up the Jam

Terence Trent D'Arby - Sign Your Name

The Alan Parsons Project - Eye in the Sky

The Bangles - Hazy Shade of Winter

The Bangles - Manic Monday

The Bangles - Walk Like an Egyptian

The Capris - Morse Code of Love

The Cover Girls - Because of You

The Cover Girls - Inside Outside

The Cover Girls - My Heart Skips a Beat

The Cover Girls - Show Me

The Force M.D.s - Tender Love

The Human League - Don't You Want Me

The Jets - Cross My Broken Heart

The Manhattans - Shining Star

The Pointer Sisters - He's So Shy

The Pointer Sisters - I'm So Excited

The Pointer Sisters - Jump (For My Love)

The Pointer Sisters - Slow Hand

The Police - Every Breath You Take

The Power Station - Some Like It Hot

The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)

The Rolling Stones - Emotional Rescue

The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up

The Romantics - Talking in Your Sleep

The Weather Girls - It's Raining Men

Thompson Twins - Doctor! Doctor!

Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now

Tiffany - Could've Been

Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now

Toto - Africa

Toto - Rosanna

Van Halen - Jump

Van Halen - Sunday Afternoon in the Park

Wham! - Careless Whisper (feat. George Michael)

Wham! - Everything She Wants

Whitesnake - Here I Go Again

Whitesnake - Is This Love

Whitney Houston - Greatest Love of All

Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love for You

Whitney Houston - So Emotional

Whodini - One Love

Willie Nelson - Always on My Mind

1 comment:

CWMartin said...

great list. More of a 70s head, but trying to build my "best of 80's list" for my blog. Thanks for the help.